city manager
noun Date: 1913 an official employed by an elected council to direct the administration of a city government

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • city manager — cit′y man′ager n. gov a person appointed by a city council to manage a city • Etymology: 1910–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

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